Definition of 'refurbish'
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Our room was big with a terrace that overlooked the sea and it had recently been refurbished. The Sun (2016)Plans have been approved to refurbish the building and transform it into a new cultural centre. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It has been recently refurbished and retains many period details. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The three serene and newly refurbished treatment rooms make the hectic beauty floor seem a mere memory. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He faked signatures on council claims forms and used the money to refurbish his home. The Sun (2016)Other newly refurbished hotels in the district are following the example. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was completely refurbished a few months ago. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Most of the buildings have been refurbished. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has a large front garden and the entire home has recently been refurbished. The Sun (2014)The recently refurbished rooms are stylish with plasma screens. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Much of the hotel was refurbished this year and the accommodation is sparkling clean. The Sun (2012) Rooms have been refurbished to a high standard. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Modern food is served in a refurbished dining room. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The tenant will lease the properties back for three years and after that the buildings will be refurbished. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Recent improvements include refurbished changing rooms. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The original stage was completely refurbished, so the facilities are incredible. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The owners recently refurbished it, but took a sensitive approach to its original features. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet more are removing rubbish, refurbishing hotels and demolishing or concealing unsightly buildings. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Property experts said it could be completely refurbished for less than 100,000. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It refurbished an existing building to become carbon-neutral. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It has a recently refurbished lounge, including a period fireplace and parquet flooring. The Sun (2014)Not bad for a bathroom completely refurbished 18 months ago. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Health trusts made use of this to refurbish Victorian buildings and install modern equipment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This has recently been refurbished at a cost of 1.5m to bring it up to constantly evolving industry standards. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He hopes to raise 85m of new money to refurbish some of the gyms, open more spas and pay down debt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'refurbish'
British English: refurbish VERB
To refurbish a building or room means to clean it and decorate it and make it more attractive or better equipped.
We have spent money on refurbishing the offices.
Definition of refurbish from the Collins English Dictionary
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